Recommendations from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists on imaging for acute ankle trauma, lower limb deep venous thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism and acute low back pain.
27 May2014 –
Consider appropriate prevention of VTE in hospital inpatients. Pulmonary embolism is responsible for approximately 10% of all deaths in hospital, even though most of these deaths are largely preventable.
30 Jul2013 –
With oral anticoagulant rivaroxaban set to be subsidised under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) for preventing stroke, NPS MedicineWise is urging people to talk to their doctor before stopping or making any changes to their anticoagulant medicines.
19 Jul2013 –
Rivaroxaban is used to stop blood clots forming after some kinds of surgery, and can prevent stroke in people with atrial fibrillation. It can also treat existing blood clots. Find out more.